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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai (File Photo)
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai (File Photo)

Karnataka CM Bommai asks Transport Corporations to focus on resource mobilization

ANI | Updated: Jun 03, 2022 21:03 IST


Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 3 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has suggested the State Road Transport Corporations focus more on resource mobilisation through not just fleet operations, but from other sources too.
Bommai, who held a meeting to review the implementation of budget programmes in the Transport department said, a report is awaited from the expert committee constituted to suggest rejuvenation of State Transport Corporations.
In-principle approval has been given for setting up automated driving test tracks at a cost of Rs 80 crore at Devanahalli, Kolar, Hosakote, Gadag, Ballari, Vijayapura, Bidar, Yadagiri and Davangere, Bommai said and instructed the officials to implement the project without any delay.
In the meeting, it was decided to provide good amenities and infrastructure for passengers along the State Highways. The amenity complexes should have branding and good maintenance.
CM appreciated the tax mobilisation in the department for 2021-22 which was 103 per cent of the target.
Bommai instructed the officials for speedy completion of the Shiggaon Bus Depot and Driver Training Centre, for which administrative approval has been granted.
A meeting will be convened soon to extend 'Vidya Nidhi' scholarship scheme for children of Yellow Board vehicle drivers.
The meeting was attended by Transport minister B Sriramulu, Additional Chief Secretary in Finance Department ISN Prasad and other senior officials. (ANI)

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